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Dates, contact info for Bible Reading Marathon

June 16, 2017
Traer Star-Clipper

Last year, 2016, was the first year that the Bible was read in every one of Iowa's 99 counties! Thousands participated by reading aloud at County Courthouses. This year we are expanding this reading to our cities/towns. In Tama County, this will include, Tama, Toledo, Garwin, Montour, Clutier, Chelesa, Vining, Gladbrook, Elberon, Lincoln, Traer, and Dysart. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to come and read: adults, children, senior citizens, students; all denominations, business people, civic leaders, everyone! The Bible will be divided up between those towns listed and will probably take between 7-8 hours per town.

Following are the dates, times, and locations and who to contact if you want to read. You may read for 15 minutes or a longer period of time. Depending on location you may want to bring your lawn chair and if you choose to read out your own personal Bible, bring it. Even if you would rather not read at all, come and listen as the Word of God which is alive is read into the atmosphere.

Chelsea- Carol Horrigan -information coming .

Clutier- Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday June 29 with times pending. Clutier Park. Judy Kopriva e-mail

Dysart June 29, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Prayer 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Open Shelter House ,Dysart City Park. Phyllis Dunlap 319-476-7662

Elberon= Saturday, July 1, 8:00 a.m. in front of City Hall - Lois Stull 319-439-5465 or 641-758-4185.

Lincoln - June 26th 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Salam Church- Pastor Daryl Widmayer 641-473-2450

Tama - June 29, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tama Civic Center. Joan Miller 641-484-2418

Traer - Thursday, June 29th 10a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Traer Library - Marilyn Bauch 319-478-2847

Jim and Susan Hlas have Toledo, Garwin, Gladbrook, and Montour Susan Hlas -641-750-6824

June 26 - Montour - 10 AM-6 PM - Location: City Park, If inclement weather, will be at the city hall

June 27 - Garwin - 6:30 AM-12:30 PM and again from 5-7 PM - Location: City Park, If inclement weather, will be in shelter house @ park

June 28 - Gladbrook - 10 AM - 6 PM - Location: City Park, if inclement weather, will be at shelter area in park

June 29 - Toledo - 9 AM - 5 PM - Location: Court house grounds.

Vining: Sheila Breja -contact info next week



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